Web journalist arrested in Sri Lanka for contempt of judiciary

Web Journalist Desmond Chathuranga De Alwis was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Monday (31) evening at his residence in Piliyandala, a suburb of Colombo

Sep 01, 2020
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Web Journalist Desmond Chathuranga De Alwis was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Monday (31) evening at his residence in Piliyandala, a suburb of Colombo.

CID sources say that Chathuranga de Alwis was arrested following a special investigation into the complaints received by the CID. It is reported that he is being questioned at the CID headquarters.

It was reported, the web journalist was charged for allegedly publishing reports which are in contempt of court and the judicial process.


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